Zen Garden: Conversations with Pathmakers

Overview

For the immensely popular column ‘Zen Garden’ which he published in Forbes India  for over three years, bestselling author Subroto Bagchi cpoke to some very interesting people. Many, though not all, of the visitors to ‘Zen Garden’ were, like Subroto himself, high-performance entrepreneurs. But the one thing that was common to every guest was that they were pathmakers – rather than choosing to follow the well-trodden path, they had charted new paths that other could tread ...

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Overview

For the immensely popular column ‘Zen Garden’ which he published in Forbes India  for over three years, bestselling author Subroto Bagchi cpoke to some very interesting people. Many, though not all, of the visitors to ‘Zen Garden’ were, like Subroto himself, high-performance entrepreneurs. But the one thing that was common to every guest was that they were pathmakers – rather than choosing to follow the well-trodden path, they had charted new paths that other could tread on.
This book features the very best conversations from ‘Zen Garden’, including those with the Dalai Lama, Sadhguru Jaggi Zasudev, Nandan Nilekani, Aamir Khan, Dr. Devi Shetty, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Ekta Kapoor, social entrepreneur Harish Hande, Sanjeev Bikchandani of naukri.com, Deep Kalra of makemytrip.com, Café Coffee Day’s V.G. Siddhartha, Vikram Bakshi (the man who brought McDonald’s to India) and India’s top windmaker, Rajeev Samant.
In their own words, these game changers reveal what it was that made them think differently, what gave them the courage to step off the beaten track, and how they sustained their vision in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780670087051
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 2/19/2014
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 742,324
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Subroto Bagchi is co-founder and chariman of Mindtree Ltd, a global IT solutions company. He is India's bestselling author of business books, with titles like The High-Performance Entrepreneur, Go Kiss the World, The Professional and The Professional Companion to his credit. He has also written a business book for young adults, MBA AT 16. His books have been translated into Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Korean and Chinese.

Subroto lives in Bangalore with his writer wife, Susmita. They have two daughters, Neha and Niti. He can be reached at www.mindtree.com/subrotobagchi.

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